Health & Fitness

50,000 Take Part in Annual NYC Marathon

50,000 Take Part in Annual NYC Marathon

50,000 Take Park in Annual NYC Marathon by David Greene Officials at the TCS New York City Marathon say more than 50,000 runners and walkers from around the world participated in the annual 26-mile marathon, held on Sunday, November 6. […]

Champs for Autism Celebrates Second Annual Children’s Fashion Show

Champs for Autism Celebrates Second Annual Children’s Fashion Show

This past Mother’s Day the halls of Fordham University were filled with food, fashion, and the laughter of children.

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

Kidney Stones Are on the Rise Among Youth, Especially in Women and African-Americans

PHILADELPHIA /USNewswire/ — Kidney stones are increasing, particularly among adolescents, females, and African-Americans in the U.S., a striking change from the historic pattern in which middle-aged white men were at highest risk for the painful condition. “The emergence of kidney stones in […]

SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

SENATOR KLEIN ANNOUNCES $50,000 IN FUNDING FOR COUNTDOWN TO FITNESS PROGRAM IN THE BRONX

Comprehensive program includes physical fitness classes, nutrition demonstrations and health assessments   At a luncheon on Saturday, State Senator Jeff Klein  announced $50,000 in state funding for the Countdown to Fitness program at the Shorehaven Community Center. Nearly 70 women from […]

Ms. Tameka Santiago with her eight month old daughter receiving flu vaccination from Maria Troia, PharmD Pharmacy Manager, Walgreens

Community Board 10 & Walgreens: Working Together for a Health Community

Last Wednesday, Walgreens in conjunction with Community Board 10 administered flu shots to approximately 30 community residents. Shot were administered to residents who came to the office on Temont Avenue and to residents at the Northeast Bronx Senior Center as […]

Recognizing And Celebrating Mothers

Recognizing And Celebrating Mothers

Recognizing and Celebrating Mothers by SusieQ Wong-Benjamin Recognizing and celebrating women & mothers everywhere is what Fox5 NY does annually.  Whether you are a new mom-to-be, or you are a mother to many, or possibly a guardian who has adopted children […]

GOING FOR GOLD: PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN CITY SCHOOLS

GOING FOR GOLD: PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN CITY SCHOOLS

GOING FOR GOLD: PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN CITY SCHOOLS By New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer   One of the great Olympic champions of the modern age—track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee—once said that “playing sports is not about winning […]